Work Time Paradox – When Does More Become Less?

Work time is what busy people are always looking for more of.  Am I right? Often we sacrifice sleep, leisure, and family time in order to find more work time.  When’s the last time you were late for dinner because you stayed at work to finish something up?  Or maybe you work from home and…

The Internet, Your Brain, and Your Time – Should You Worry?

The internet, some people (like Jonathan Franzen) believe, is ruining us. In particular, Franzen cites Jeff Bezos, Amazon and the rise of self-publishing and e-books as a dire threat to the ‘serious writer’ – an august group which, presumably, includes himself but excludes 

Sleep, Your Energy, Your Productivity and Your Time!

Your sleep is so important!  And yet, when it comes to self-care and time management, sleep time is often what we sacrifice to get just-one-more-thing done. While that “one-more-thing” may seem very important in the moment, when it sets

Tech Tools, Multitasking Traps and Other Time Finder Favorites

Tech tools topped the list of Time Finder Favorites this past month – a fact I discovered as I reviewed our blog stats for May.  I love looking at what readers are drawn to, as it gives me ideas for additional posts. And that’s especially true when a post surprises me with it’s popularity ……

Assimilating and Creating: Use Your Schedule to Deepen Your Time

Assimilating new skills and knowledge (attaining mastery) and allowing your creativity to blossom – these are activities that require a different kind of time and attention than our busy schedules sometimes allow. Earlier this week I wrote about how distractions and interruptions impact our minds and memories.  Today I’d like to focus on two recent 

Multitasking and Distractions: The Web's Effect on Our Brains, Our Memories, and Our Time

Multitasking is a very common practice, and one that many people erroneously think increases their productivity.  In reality, multitasking means that you create a situation in which you need to deal with constant interruption … from yourself. Not only that, but multitasking 

Find Time to Explore Your Heart and Mind with Mindmapping

Finding time to explore what you think and feel … to know yourself better … is the best way I can think of to form a solid base for anything that you want to do.  And the Mind Map, a tool with a long history that was most recently honed and popularized by Tony Buzan,…